Psycho A-Go-Go (also known as Echo of Terror) is a 1965 crime thriller directed by Al Adamson, starring Roy Morton and distributed by Hemisphere Pictures. The film was originally a straight action thriller, about a psychotic jewel thief who stalks a young woman and her child into the wilderness to get back some stolen jewels hidden in the child’s doll. There were a number of musical nightclub scenes in the film, as director Adamson was trying to promote actress Tacey Robbins’ singing career at the time. Al Adamson played a cameo in the film, playing one of the jewel thieves who gets shot to death on a rooftop by one of his own cohorts.
In 1969, Psycho A-Go-Go was completely re-edited, with additional footage featuring actor John Carradine as a mad scientist added, and the film was re-released by American General as The Fiend with the Electronic Brain.
Still not satisfied with the result, in 1971 Adamson added still more new footage featuring actors Kent Taylor, Tommy Kirk and Regina Carrol, and re-edited the whole thing into an entirely different film titled Blood of Ghastly Horror. The confusing result, a patchwork film consisting of footage taken from three different variations, was theatrically distributed by Adamson’s company Independent-International. It was also later released to late-night television under yet another title, The Man With the Synthetic Brain, with the violent nightclub singer’s murder scene excised.
Monster a Go-Go! is a 1965 American science-fiction horror film directed by Bill Rebane and Herschell Gordon Lewis (who remained uncredited in association with this film). The film is considered to be one of the worst films ever made.
The film had an unusual production history. Director Rebane ran out of money while making the film. Herschell Gordon Lewis, who needed a second film to show with his own feature, Moonshine Mountain, bought the film, added a few extra scenes, included some new dialogue, and then released it, creating an odd, disjointed film with little continuity. Rebane had abandoned the film in 1961; Lewis did not finish the film until 1965, so he was unable to gather all of the original cast, resulting in almost half the characters disappearing midway through the film to be replaced by other characters who fill most of the same roles. One of the actors Lewis was able to rehire had dramatically changed his look in the intervening years, necessitating his playing the brother of the original character. At one point, when a phone supposedly rings, the sound effect is obviously a person making a noise with his mouth.
here is a great looking widescreen print of the 1965 version of PSYCHO A GO-GO, coupled with your standard fullscreen MONSTER A GO-GO. disc comes packaged as shown in color DVD case, wrapped in plastic!